Bhubaneswar, September 26: AIIMS Bhubaneswar will open three new departments. This was announced by AIIMS Bhubaneswar Executive Director Dr Ashutosh Biswas on the occasion of 11th Annual Day of the national institute.
“These departments include Infectious Diseases, Bioinformatics, and Biostatistics,” said Biswas.
Biswas said, “The Standing Academic Committee has provided its approval for these crucial additions, which are expected to play pivotal roles in patient care and various other services.”
Speaking on the expansion of Academic Programmes, Biswas highlighted the ongoing commitment for advancing medical education, AIIMS Bhubaneswar has commenced several new academic programmes.
“These include a six-year M.Ch Paediatric Surgery course, a DM course in Paediatric Pulmonology and Intensive Care, and specialized programs in Paediatric Infectious Diseases and DM Nephrology,” added Biswas.
As the chief Glguest of the event, Prof. Shreepad Karmalkar, Director of IIT Bhubaneswar, congratulated AIIMS Bhubaneswar for its outstanding healthcare services and applauded the institution’s dedication to research and patient care.
The event witnessed a series of engaging programs and ceremonies. Successful participants in various events were recognized and awarded during the ceremony.
Furthermore, the 11th Annual Day marked the inauguration of the annual souvenir “The Insight” and a book titled “Clinical Features of Melioidosis,” authored by esteemed faculty members from various departments. This book, based on the management of Melioidosis patients at AIIMS Bhubaneswar, is expected to be a valuable resource for handling Melioidosis cases in the Indian context.